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Dr Magdalene Wilson

Senior Lecturer
Name: Magdalene Kasyoka Wilson
Location: D Ring 228 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Curriculum Vitae Magdalene Kasyoka Wilson

About Dr Magdalene Kasyoka Wilson

I am a Senior Lecturer at the School of Economics teaching undergraduate econometrics (3rd year) and Honours international trade and policy issues. My experience also includes teaching undergraduate macroeconomics and international trade and finance as well as being involved in research at the University of Johannesburg and Rhodes University.

My research areas of interest include foreign direct investment, monetary policy and international trade issues. My work has been published in various internationally accredited journals. I am an assistant editor of the Journal of Economic Policy and Management Issues and I am a reviewer of several international journals, including International Review of Financial Analysis and Foreign Trade Journal.

Academic History

PhD in Economics from the University of Johannesburg

Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Botswana

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree from the University of Nairobi


African Economic Research Consortium Visiting Scholar at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Washington DC, United States of America, April 2016

Most Recent Publications 

  • Wilson, M. K., & Odhiambo, N. M. 2023. “Financial Reforms and Financial Development in Africa: Evidence from Selected SSA Countries.” In Finance for Sustainable Development in Africa (pp. 23-42). Routledge.
  • Wilson, M.K. and Vencatachellum, D. J-M. “Global Financial Markets, Natural Resources and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Africa” Journal of African Business. Vol 22. Issue 1. February 2021.
  • Wilson, M.K. and Vencatachellum, D. J-M. “Stock Market Performance and Mergers and Acquisitions Targeting South Africa.” Studies in Economics and Finance Vol. 37 Issue 1, pages 28-49.  February 2020
  • Wilson, M.K. and Pholo, A.B. ‘‘Regional Integration and Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in Africa” Journal of Economic Integration. Vol.34 No.1, pages 109-132. March 2019
  • Aziakpono, M.J., and Wilson M.K. ‘‘Interest Rate Pass-through, Financial Structure and Monetary Policy in South Africa.” African Finance Journal Vol. 17 Issue 1 pages 67-90. June 2015